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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Heidi Yvonne Perkins
Lecturer
Lecturer in Kinesiology
 
e-mail:hperkins@rice.edu
 
  • Ph.D. Kinesiology (2006) University of Houston, Houston
 
Primary Department
   Department of Kinesiology
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Other Affiliations
 
  • MD Anderson
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    Research Areas
     exercise adoption & adherence health behavior interventions
     
    Teaching Areas
     health
    kinesiology
     
    Selected Publications
     Abstracts
     

     

    Basen-Engquist K., Perkins, H. Y., Carmack C.L., Jovanovic J., Arun B., Murray JL. “Test of weight      

    gain prevention intervention in stage II and III breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant

    chemotherapy.” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention  19.3 (2010): 895-896.

     

     
     

    Hughes, D., Lenihan, D., Harrison, C., Jovanovic, J., Serice, S., Baum, G., Perkins, H., Basen-Engquist, K. (2009). Cardiac Rehabilitation for cancer survivors with heart failure: a case study. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 41(5), S187.

     
     Perkins H. Baum G, Carmack Taylor C, Basen-Engquist K. Self-efficacy for physical activity among Cancer Survivors: Examining the influence of treatment factors, comorbidities and health related quality of life. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2008 40(5):S466.
     
     Perkins H, Waters A, Baum G, Basen-Engquist K. Outcome expectations, expectancy accessibility and physical activity among endometrial cancer survivors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2008 Supplement 1, Vol. 35, S76.
     
     Refereed articles
     

    Basen-Engquist, K., Carmack, C., Arun, B., Brewster, A., Fingeret M, Schembre, S., Harrison, C., Perkins, H.Y., Li, Y., Song, J., & Murray, J. "Randomized Pilot study of a weight gain prevention intervention for breat cancer patients recieving neoadjuvant chemotherapy. ." In Progress

     
     

    Perkins, H.Y., Baum, G.P., Harrison, C., Baum, M., Corove-Fingeret, M., & Basen-Engquist, K.M. "Physical self-perceptions, physical activity and quality of life in women with newly diagnosed breast cancer." In Progress

     
     Articles
     

    Basen-Engquist, K., Carmack, C. L., Yi, Y., Brown, J., Jhingran, A. Hughes, D.C., 

    Perkins, H., Baum, G. Bodurka, D.C., Waters, A.J. (2013) "Social Cognitive Theory

     Predictors of Exercise Behavior in Endometrial Cancer Survivors." Health

     Psychology. (32)11: 1137-48. Doi10.1037/a0031712

     
     

    Basen-Engquist, K., Carmack, C. L., Yi, Y., Brown, J., Jhingran, A. Hughes, D.C., 

    Perkins, H., Baum, G. Bodurka, D.C., Waters, A.J. (2013) "Social Cognitive Theory

     Predictors of Exercise Behavior in Endometrial Cancer Survivors." Health

     Psychology. (32)11: 1137-48. Doi10.1037/a0031712

     
     

    Basen-Engquist, K., Carmack, C. L., Perkins, H., Hughes, D., Serice, S., Scruggs, S., et al. (2010). Design of the steps to health study of physical activity in survivors of endometrial cancer: Testing a social cognitive theory model. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 12(1), 27-35.

     
     

    Perkins, H. Y., Waters, A. J., Baum, G. P., & Basen-Engquist, K. M. (2009). Outcome expectations, expectancy accessibility, and exercise in endometrial cancer survivors. Journal of sport & exercise psychology, 31(6), 776-785.

     
     Basen-Engquist K, Hughes D, Perkins H, Shinn E, Carmack Taylor C. Dimensions of physical activity and their relationship to physical and emotional symptoms in breast cancer survivors. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 2008;2:253-261.
     
     

    Perkins, H., Baum, G., Carmack Taylor, C., & Basen-Engquist, K. (2008). Effects of treatment factors, comorbidities and health-realated quality of life on self-efficacy for phsyical activity in cancer survivors. Psycho-oncology.

     
     Book chapters
     

    Basen-Engquist K., Perkins, H. Y. Hughes, D.C. (2012). “Health Behavior Change Counseling.”  ACSM’s Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

     
    Presentations
     Invited Papers
     

    Hughes, D., Baum, G., Perkins, H., Basen-Engquist, K.  Metamotivational States and exercise behaviors in previously sedentary endometrial cancer survivors.  Presented at the 14th International Reversal Theory Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.  (July, 2009).

     

     
     Invited Talks
     

    "Sport psychology 101.  Lecture for Sports Medicine Residents, Texas Children’s Hospital ." (March 26, 2013)

     
     

    Exercise psychology: Theory and Research.  Advanced Studies in the Psychology of Sport (KINE 5393),  Sam Houston State University (August 2011).

     

     
     Lectures
     

    "Exercise Psychology 101 - Lecture for Advanced Studies in Psychology of Sport (KINE 5393), Sam Houston State University." (07/28/2014)

     
     

    "Exercise Psychology:  Theory and Application.  Lecture for Advanced Studies in Psychology of Sport (KINE 5393), Sam Houston State University." (July 29, 2013)

     
     

    "Exercise psychology: Foundations, Theory and Research.  Lecture for Advanced Studies in the Psychology of Sport (KINE 5393), Sam Houston State University." (July 30, 2012)

     
     

    Perkins, H.Y., Hughes, D.C., Baum, G.P., Apter, M.T., Basen-Engquist.  Motivational States and Exercise Behaviors in Previously Sedentary Endometrial Cancer Survivors.  Presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.  (September, 2011)

     
     Posters
     

    Perkins, H.Y., Jones, M., Baum, G., Harrison, C., Corove M.F., Basen-Engquist, K.  Physical Self-Perceptions, Exercise and Body Size among Breast Cancer Survivors.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Conference, Denver, Colorado. (May 2011).

     

     
     

    Perkins H, Baum G, Carmack Taylor C, Basen-Engquist K. Effects of comorbidities and health-related quality of life on self-efficacy for physical activity in cancer survivors.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medince (ACSM) Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. (May, 2008).

     

     
     

    "Outcome Expectations, Expectancy Accessibility and Physical Activity among Endometrial Cancer Survivors."

     
    Positions Held
     Visiting Instructor, The Univeristy of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. (2010 - 2010)

     Adjunct Assistant Professor, U.T.M.D. Anderson Cancer Center- Department of Behavioral Science. (2014 - 2015)

     Visiting Instructor, Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. (2012 - 2012)

     Visiting Instructor , The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center-Department of Behavioral Science. (2011 - 2011)